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Richard Vadnais

1947 - 2022


Richard passed away April 26, 2022 at the age of 74 from complications of Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis. Born to Orville and Carrie Tomchak Vadnais in Idaho Falls on November 1, 1947, Richard was raised in Kilgore and attended the first eight years of school at Kilgore elementary, graduating from Clark Co. High School in Dubois 1966, where he was a standout in, specifically basketball, football and track.

Richard served in the US Army. He completed basic training at Fort...

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Idaho State Veterans Cemetery - Blackfoot

May 12, 2022 9:25 AM
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Rest in peace with honor and gratitude for your service. 

Carolyn McIsaac

May 3, 2022 12:04 PM

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Carolyn Kay Jean Schuetz-McIsaac

May 3, 2022 11:47 AM

I have very fond memories of all the years we visited the Vadnais ranch in Kilgore.  I specifically remember the hospitality that Carrie and Orville always showed my family.  The ranch buildings provided us kids a perfect place to play hide and seek.  Richard, Sharon and Larry always had ideas for fun: - Cards and board games:)  What a kind heart Richard had and I know his parents will be overjoyed to see him in Heaven,   My thoughts and prayers are with you Sharon and Larry.  I said a Rosary last evening from Montana.  Love Kay Jean Schuetz-McIsaac

Danette Frederiksen

May 2, 2022 12:55 PM

God bless you all with comfort in the good memories of a wonderful man. I have always been in awe of Larry & Richard. Such devotion is very rare.
There was always a smile on Richard’s face and a twinkle in his eyes. Our loss is Heaven’s gain.

With loving
Sympath and prayers, Danette’ Frederiksen

John and Salle Kirkwood

May 2, 2022 10:26 AM

With loving memories of Richard
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